World War I: Modern Warfare Ms. Underhill World History II February 14, 2011
Do Now (Page 117-Left side) In your video game adventures, specifically war games, what is your favorite weapon to use and why? How does it work, what makes it effective? What type of damage does it do?
Popcorn Reading Increasing Power and Destruction, Military Technology in WWI
Your Task In your groups… Research one technology Answer questions on matrix Create 1-2 simple PPT slides present your technology to the class ***WARNING*** Only use the websites provided on my website. Find them here (www.underhillhistorycorner.wordpress.com) You have 20 minutes to make your group’s slide! This is for new team points!
Sample Slide: Military Airplanes • Description: Airplanes were used in war for the first time in WWI • Although these aircraft were unarmed, battle was joined, using whatever weapons were to hand, such as pistols and rifles, many of which had been specially adapted for use by air crews; some also carried steel darts to throw at the enemy's fabric-covered planes, and even hooks suspended on cables • Used for photographic reconnaissance • It was developed by… • Airplanes changed warfare because it brought war to the skies. Military planes become more advanced and are an important front in WWII